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Michelle Hepner, Ph.D.
Michelle Hepner, Ph.D., worked as a software developer, consultant and PMP certified project manager for more than 10 years in industry before earning her Ph.D. from the University of Tulsa.
ISOM 2313 Programming for Business Applications
ISOM 3263 Management Information Systems
ISOM 3343 IT Security and Risk Management
ISOM 3393 Mobile App Programming for Business
ISOM 4303 Business Application Management
ISOM 4363 Information Systems Management
ISOM 4463 Management & Troubleshooting Networks
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Tulsa
M.S., Computer Science, University of Texas, Arlington
B.S., Computing and Information Sciences, Oklahoma State University
Honors and Awards
Top 20 Science and Engineering Professors in Oklahoma (2013)
College of Business, Vanderford Distinguished Teacher Award (2012)
On Campus Grant, A Technology Platform for Business Intelligence Research (2010-2011)
ISOM Department Teaching Award (2010-2011)
ISOM Department Teaching Award (2008-2009)
Office Hours vary by semester. Please email or call for the current semester's schedule.
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
An Examination of How Management Information Systems Course Modality Affects Student Learning Outcomes and Departmental Assessment in Relation to Gender. J Cheng, ML Miller, M Hepner, K Atkinson. Journal of Information Systems Technology and Planning, 156. 2014
The value of ERP curriculum integration: Perspectives from the research. M Hepner, W Dickson. Journal of Information Systems Education 24 (4), 309. 2013
A Gender-Inclusive Holistic Approach for IAS Education. MA Park, G Qian, M Hepner, K Sha. Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS). 2012.
Knowledge management ERP curriculum design/mapping (theory and development tools). Z Swanson, M Hepner. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education 9 (2), 209-226. 2011
Providing ERP resources for the classroom. S Edwards, M Hepner. Proceedings of the Association of Business Information Systems, Dallas, Texas. 2010
Dynamically changing workflows of web services. M Hepner, R Baird, R Gamble. 2009 Congress on Services-I, 422-429. 2009
Automating preference and change in workflows. R Baird, M Hepner, N Jorgenson, R Gamble. Seventh International Conference on Composition-Based Software Systems, 2008. ICCBSS
Reconfiguring workflows of web services. R Baird, M Hepner, R Gamble, MT Gamble. Eighth International Conference on Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS)-Based Software Systems, 2007. ICCBSS'07
Dynamic changes to workflow instances of web services. M. Hepner. Dissertation Abstracts International 68 (03). 2007
Forming a Security Certification Enclave for Service-Oriented Architectures. M Hepner, MT Gamble, R Gamble. Services Computing Workshops, 2006. SCW'06. IEEE, 148-155. 2006
Patterns of conflict among software components. M Hepner, R Gamble, M Kelkar, L Davis, D Flagg. Journal of Systems and Software 79 (4), 537-551. 2006
Elevating Interaction Requirements for Web Service Composition. M Hepner, MT Gamble, R Gamble. 2006
Toward formalizing service integration glue code. L Davis, R Gamble, M Hepner, M Kelkar. Services Computing, 2005 IEEE International Conference on 1, 165-172. 2005
Understanding solution architecture concerns. MT Gamble, R Gamble, M Hepner. ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 30 (4), 1-4. 2005
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